2988 - 3163 FINE ARTS - PHOTOGRAPHS
- Prints yellowed and (sl.) faded, Corners and top of spine sl. worn.
= I.a. views of Lugano, Interlaken, Luzern, the Matterhorn, "Teufelsbrücke" (no. 603), "131. Wassen, les 3 lignes du Gotthard", "Grindelwald Wetterhorn", "Grindelwald. La mer de glace (Sesenberg)" (228), "Rutchpartie auf Schlitten" (9200), "Luzern. Der grösste Gletscherkopf/ Gletchergarten" (1743).
= I.a. views of Geneva, St. Moritz, "Rheinfall fvon Fischetz aus" (1844), "Trümmelbach" (529), "Wengernalp, La Jungfrau" (5868), "Wellersattel: Blick auf Vierscherwand Mönch und Eiger" (3853) and "Eisgrotte im Eigergletscher (Wengernalpbahn Station Scheideck" (5710).
= Views of i.a. "Laitier suisse" (991. Sl. stained), "Schaubachhütte + Königspitze" (4212), "Disentis. Russeiner Brücke" (albumen print by Sommer, Napels. No.14147), "Pilatusbahn" (13752), "Aareschlucht b. Meiringen" (127) and "Grindelwald. Mer de glace. Bäregg".
= Partly by the German photographer ROBERT LENZ (1864-1939), who worked in Bangkok in the years 1899-1907 (at least 3 photographs with the photographer's stamp on verso). Nice prints, showing street scenes, bathing elephants, elephants in a corral, a procession along a large park, barges on the river, young monks in front of a temple gate, views of temples and views of a canal. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE X.
- All three prints w. tape on verso along margins from former fastening to passepartout. All prints trifle (1x more than slightly) bronzed.
= All three with "Copy-right by Herbert Tobias (...)" stamped twice (1x) or once (2x) on verso. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE X.
= Taken during his time in China, when Ulay and Marina Abramovic were walking the Great Wall of China.
= View of Prins Claus in the Golden Coach passing a sign with "Anne Frank Huis".
= The neatly written captions together form a running (factual) commentary on a summer holiday at Cadzand.
WITH loosely inserted 4 other gelatin silver prints of similar scenes (also in Cadzand?), each 23,8x17,8 cm., all w. photographer's stamp on verso.
- Frontcover sl. stained; binding sl. rubbed along extremities.
= Rare series. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XI.
= Just over a month after Tjarda van Starkenborgh had been liberated from the POW camp in China where he and several other Dutch and Amercan military and politically important people were held, he was flown back to The Netherlands and was welcomed at Eindhoven airport by Princess Juliana, prime-minister Schermerhorn and minister of foreign affairs Van Kleffens. The photographs show the high regard in which he was held in The Netherlands at the time.
- Albums occas. trifle worn.